Expertise and technology converging in a collaborative environment to support the Life Sciences industry!


The Estrie region can accommodate bench to bedside research, including preclinical and clinical research stages, from the newborn to the elderly.

The Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux – Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS – integrated university health and social services centre) serves some 500,000 residents and includes a University Geriatrics Institute, a Primary Health Care and Social Services University Institute, a University Hospital Centre, an affiliated Rehabilitation Centre, as well as two research centres: Centre de recherche du CHUS (CRCHUS – Research Centre) and Research Centre on Aging (CdRV).

CRCHUS Platforms


Wide range of medical and biomedical imaging modalities for preclinical and clinical studies (PET, MRI, CT, SPECT, etc.).

Francis Malenfant :

819 346-1110, #12870


Software for the analysis and visualization of medical images, diffusion MRI, preclinical PET imaging, CT imaging, and tissue analysis for clinical trials.

Jean-René Bélanger :

1 888 311-0599


  • CRCHUS Methodological Support Unit for Clinical and Epidemiological Research (URCE)

Consultation in biostatistics, design, and conduct of clinical and epidemiological studies and data management. 

819 346-1110, ext 12873


Processing of images requiring advanced expertise in segmentation, conversion, visualization, parcellation, resetting, and kinetic analysis. PET, MRI, TDM, SPECT, and other techniques.

Francis Malenfant :

819 346-1110, #12870


Complete clinical research infrastructure (phases I–IV), with access to populations, expertise, leading-edge facilities, and services provided by the University Hospital Centre, including biobanks and databases linked to electronic patient records (cardiology, urology, pneumology, endocrinology, oncology, and more).

Steve Girard :

819 346-1110, ext 12874